-Both centipedes and millipedes (female) lay eggs in nests, by fertilization (sexual reproduction) The nests are carefully guarded and hard to spot. Eggs are laid in the damp places that they live in, as well as behind baseboards or beneath bark on firewood.

-A key trait that is passed down through generations is a pair of venom claws.

-Newly hatched millipedes usually have only 3 pairs of legs. They develope more legs and organs as they grow.

-Mothers watch and take care of their young until they decide to leave.

-New born centipedes and millipedes are grub-like creatures.baby stone centipede

-They develop by metamorphosis, so the young have a similar appearance to adults but are smaller.


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